Gofio is a typical Canarian food made of a non-sifted flour and roasted cereal, usually wheat or maize. It looks like white flour but with a darker or yellowish appearance.

It can be combined with: meats, vegetables, fish, and dairy products: milk, cheese, among others.


Gofio of Maize is probably the most common.

Gofio of Wheat is characterized, among other things, for being more consumed in the western islands than in the eastern islands.

In the village of San Mateo, Gran Canaria, there is a Gofio Mill, where you can see the necessary machinery to manufacture the gofio and buy freshly packaging.


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